The length of time it takes to resolve an injury claim depends on a number of different factors. Each claim is different and there are many issues that may be involved. For instance, there may be a dispute about who was at fault, how severe the injuries are, and whether the other side is willing to resolve the matter. Some simple claims are resolved in a reasonable timeframe, while other more complex cases take much longer.  

In simpler cases, fault may not be an issue and we are able to resolve the claim as soon as the injured party is done with medical treatment or has reached a maximum medical improvement for their injuries.  While in the more complex cases, where fault may be at issue, a lawsuit may need to be filed.  This may be because the other party claims they did not cause the accident or injury.  In that case, it will take much longer to resolve the injury claim.  This is because lawsuits take time and Courts don't move very fast.

Click Here to read about the Progress of a Lawsuit for a summary of what happens during a civil lawsuit.

Our goal is to resolve injury claims as quick as possible while striving to get the maximum amount of damages the injured person deserves and is entitled to. 

Have You Been Hurt in an Accident in Massachusetts?

If you, or someone you know, has been injured in an accident in Massachusetts you most likely have many questions. Feel free to call us at (508) 879-3500 or contact us online. You should take the time to speak with our legal team so we can evaluate your case for free. It just might be the best decision you make.

For answers to many questions and great information on how to get the best possible settlement in your accident case, get a copy of our book: You Were in a Car Accident: How to Maximize Your Settlement. This book will provide you with information to help maximize your accident settlement. Best of all, it’s free. 

Charles S. Pappas
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Massachusetts injury lawyer & workers' compensation attorney serving accident victims in Webster & Framingham.